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Concussion from A Neuroscientist’s Experience – Article from The New Yorker Magazine

A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion Daniel J. Levitin/Nov 23, 2017  Written for:  THE NEW YORKER One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched […]

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Do Not Post Anything About Your Accident Online

Do Not Post Anything About Your Work Accident or Injury On Your Social Media Accounts Social media can be used by insurers to undervalue or deny your claim. According to the United States Department of Labor, as of November 5, 2017, Kansas has had 1,322 workers’ compensation claims and $33,721,193 has been paid out in […]

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Motorcyclists and Pedestrians See Spike in Traffic Related Fatalities

Motorcyclists and Pedestrians See Spike in Traffic Related Fatalities Serious auto accidents and deaths don’t just concern people driving or riding in cars. Statistics have recently shown a dramatic increase in pedestrian and motorcycle deaths. Over last year these 2 groups have seen the greatest spike in comparison to other categories of traffic fatalities. Specifically, […]

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Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injuries The brain is one of the body’s most important organs, responsible for communication between the body, the thinking and processing of information, speech and language, memory, reason and logic, emotion, and countless other tasks. As such, when the brain is injured, the results can be catastrophic and life-changing for a […]

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Truck Driver Fatigue is A Major Factor in Large Truck Crashes

Truck Driver Fatigue: A Major Factor in Large Truck Crashes Operating a motor vehicle after not getting enough sleep is dangerous for every person on the road. Not only are truck drivers at an increased risk of drowsy driving, but when truck drivers do operate their vehicles while fatigued and an accident occurs as a […]

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Senior Drivers And Auto Accident Concerns

Unique Concerns For Older Drivers Involved in an Auto Accident The sad reality is that older drivers (age 65 or greater) have the second highest rates of fatal crashes than any other group of drivers, second only to young drivers (age 18 and under).  This results in 18% of all Americans fatalities on the road […]

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Assisted Living Facility Turnovers

Assisted Living Facility Turnovers 100 California Assisted Living Facilities Closed or On Probation  (04/25/2017) About 100 assisted living facilities across the state of California have been closed or put on probation in the past year. According to a spokesman for the California Department of Social Services, 48 assisted-living centers are currently on probation, and 46 […]

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Sleepy Drivers

Sleepy Drivers According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the last decade, as many as 7,000 people have lost their lives as a result of driver fatigue. Fortunately, these types of tragedies can be prevented if drivers take a few simple preventive safety measures. Contact An Experienced Salina Car Accident Attorney Today Reaction […]

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What Constitutes a Serious Injury?

What Constitutes a Serious Injury? Kansas is a no-fault auto insurance state, which means that car accident victims can be prohibited from bringing a personal injury claim against the responsible party in court but may be required to file an insurance claim against their own policy in order to collect compensation. However, if the tort […]

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Log Book Violations

Log Book Violations Both federal and state law require commercial truck drivers to adhere to specific regulations regarding travel time and record keeping. Failing to follow these rules can have dire consequences, including life-threatening injuries, for which the negligent driver can be held responsible. Federal Regulations Federal law strictly regulates how many hours a commercial driver is […]

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